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Remy back in the booth, NESN enhances broadcast

Red Sox color analyst Jerry Remy will be back in the NESN booth for his 29th season with the Red Sox.(Photo courtesy Boston Globe)Ben WhiteheadContributing writerRed Sox TV color analyst Jerry Remy will return to the broadcast booth next season, joining new play-by-play man Dave O'Brien, the Red Sox and NESN announced last week. This will be Remy's 29th season and his contract guarantees...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Remy Will Remain In Red Sox Broadcast Booth

Remy And FN's Editor-In-Chief (1992)The rumors of Jerry Remy's displacement by another Massachusetts native (Ron Darling) have been dashed. NESN announced yesterday that Remy would return to the TV broadcast booth in 2016—albeit sharing color duties with Dennis Eckersley and Steve Lyons. In fact, on some games, new play-by-play man Dave O'Brien will work with two others from among...
Via FenwayNation
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Dennis Eckersley: Dave Dombrowski Has ‘Some Work To Do’ With Red Sox (Video)

New Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski saw quite the game the same day he was introduced for his new job. The Red Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 6-4 thanks to two back-to-back home runs, and he got to see Jackie Bradley Jr. make another spectacular catch. Now it’s up to Dombrowski to figure out where the team goes from here. “What’s he going to...
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Maddie Dube Returns To Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon With Great News (Video)

Maddie Dube returned to the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon on Wednesday with some good news — she was successfully treated for Ewing sarcoma. Dube told her story to NESN’s Tom Caron and Dennis Eckersley on “Red Sox Gameday Live” before Boston hosted the Cleveland Indians at Fenway Park. You can donate to the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon and learn more here...
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Duncan Finigan Recalls Her Battle With Stage 4 Breast Cancer (Video)

After multiple tests, Duncan Finigan found out she had Stage 4 breast cancer. But she refused to let that diagnosis get in the way of living life to the fullest. Finigan told her story to NESN’s Tom Caron and Dennis Eckersley on “Red Sox First Pitch” before Boston hosted the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday. You can donate to the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon and learn...
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: May 30, 1977

1977 – Dennis Eckersley throws the 13th no-hitter in Indians history as he shuts down the California Angels, 1-0, at Cleveland Stadium. Eckersley is the first Indians hurler to lob a no-no since Dick Bosman narrowly missed a perfect game on July 19th, 1974. Eckersley was just as masterful on the mound, striking out a dozen Angels, including at least one in every inning, while walking...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

On Tribe Talk, Dennis Eckersley, and Mother’s Day

A local FM rock radio station once featured a call-in segment on Friday afternoons. One by one, callers would share the punchlines of jokes. It didn’t matter how raunchy the jokes were if the punchlines were clean. And they weren’t all dirty — some were silly, while others were just fun cultural references, like gags from a movie. The DJ would get them on the air in rapid...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Hall Of Famer Dennis Eckersley Turns 60 Today

Little League EckDennis Eckersley spent eight of his twenty-four MLB seasons in Boston. Over that span, he was 88-71 with a 3.92 ERA. He struck out 771 batters while wearing Carmine Hose—more than any of the other four teams he played for. Incredibly, 'The Eck' turns 60 today. Those of us who are old enough, recall the excitement when he came to Boston from Cleveland in a 1978...
Via FenwayNation
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Eckersley Throws Out First Pitch Before Red Sox-A’s Game (Video)

Dennis Eckersley made a number of stops in his Hall of Fame career — including, of course, the Boston Red Sox — but arguably his most successful stint came with the Oakland A’s. The A’s are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their 1989 World Series this season, and they invited their former closer to throw out the first pitch before Sunday’s game against the Red Sox. Receiving...
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Eckersley’s Remarkable Career Began in Cleveland

Of all the players who started their careers with the Indians only to make their names elsewhere, Dennis Eckersley is perhaps one of the best known. He was also arguably the most successful of those such ... Read More
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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